Nigeria Air Recruitment 2022 | How to Apply

By | October 27, 2023

Nigeria Air has began preliminary recruitment and intake of qualified individuals for the positions of flight Captain and other Cabin Crew members.

The Ministry of Aviation announced the immediate recruitment into operational positions on Friday in a memo posted on its official Twitter handle.

About Nigeria Air

Nigeria Air is the nation’s proposed national carrier which was unveiled at the Farnborough Air Show in England on July 18, 2018.

Nigeria Air is a rebirth of the defunct National carrier, Nigeria Airways, which collapsed due to corruption and missmanagement.

The project was suspended two months after it was announced in 2017 due to criticisms raised over its relevance and sustainability.

President Muhammadu Buhari’s Government reiterated its promise to establish a national airline by dismissing all concerns raised, saying the airline was to begin operations before the end of 2018

The proposed airline project was estimated to cost $8.8 million as preliminary cost and $300 million as takeoff cost.

The new airline now has a public-private partnership Business Model and to be co-owned by a private Nigerian consortium, Ethiopian Airlines and the Federal Government.

Schoolsenate is therefore please to inform our readers that the defunct Nigerian Airways now officially known as the Nigeria Air Limited has commenced the recruitment of qualified crew members as it is expected to start flight operations soon.

Available Positions

The current Nigeria Air Recruitment is for the position of flight operators as specified below:

  1. Experienced, and current B737 Captains;
  2. Experienced, and Current B737 First Officers;
  3. Experienced, and Current B737 Senior Cabin Crew and Cabin Crew
  4. Experienced, and Current B737 Engineers (B1/B2 preferred).

Job Locations: Abuja and Lagos

Salary Structure: Competitive salaries as applicable in the aviation industry.

How to Apply for Nigeria Air Recruitment

The Nigeria Air Recruitment Portal is not yet available but due to the immediate recruitment requirements for the above operational positions, application for the pre-recruitment intake of Crew members will be through email Submission of CVs.

The Ministry said an application portal for other open positions will be available shortly on the website;

Qualified candidates are required to forward their Curriculum Vitae (CVs) to

Only suitable candidates will be invited for an interview and applications that do not meet the above criteria will not be attended to.

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